After training as MBBS (or MD) at Shanghai Medical School (Fudan) in 1982, Professor Chen completed PhD in Neuroendocrinology at the University of Bordeaux, France in 1989.
He then worked in the Department of Analytical Pharmacology, Glaxo Inc., in the U.S.A. till 1992 and then headed Endocrine Cell Biology at the Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research (Melbourne) till the end of 2007. He took on the current position from 2008 and is heading Endocrinology laboratory at St Lucia Campus of The University of Queensland. His work focused on the metabolic and endocrine disorders (particularly in relation to GH, ghrelin and insulin) as well as ischemic/diabetic cardiomyopathy and endometrial cancer development. He has published over 160 articles/chapters in international scientific journals. His laboratory has established pituitary hormone pulsatile analysis techniques in mouse and largely advanced our understanding of neuroendocrinology, taking advantage of large number of transgenic mouse models.
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